November 2017 STEM Book Releases

In this series, we try to keep everyone updated–including ourselves!–on the latest STEM-related book releases, specifically those that largely target younger readers (around 10 years old and younger).

November 2017 STEM Book Releases

Baby University Four-Book Set The collection introduces scientific concepts using simple, colorful illustrations. It includes 4 books:

  • Quantum Physics for Babies
  • Rocket Science for Babies
  • General Relativity for Babies
  • Newtonian Physics for Babies
The Fantastic Body: What Makes You Tick & How You Get Sick This colorful encyclopedic tome includes many fun features:

  • detailed images of organs
  • sidebars for somewhat disgusting trivia about the body
  • pronunciation guides
Star Wars Workbook: 3rd Grade Math 96 pages of stimulating math activities that will engage children as they solve math problems related to the Star Wars Universe (e.g., finding area of R2-D2’s holoscreen or what shapes are found on a droid).
Elon Musk: This Book is About Rockets The book is quite clearly about rockets and that enough should keep children’s interest. However, it is also a book that seeks to inspire kids to use their imagination.
365 Weird & Wonderful Science Experiments: An Experiment for Everyday of the Year As the title says, it includes 365 science experiments that can be completed with mostly common household items (or at least easily available from the grocery store). Your kids will learn how to make furniture from newspaper, blow un-burstable bubbles, and more.
One Day in the Desert One Day in the Desert takes kids on a field trip, exploring the plants and animals of New Mexico.
Welcome Home, Beaver Beaver cannot find his way home and needs your children’s help to determine which animal dewlling is his. Kids will learn about different animal habitats while following Beaver on his journey.
Park Scientists: Gila Monsters, Geysers, and Grizzly Bears in America’s Own Backyards The book allows for the exploration of three America’s national parks: Yellowstone National Park, Saguaro National Park, and the Great Smoky Mountains.
Chasing Cheetahs Children will learn all about the endangered cheetah.
The Golden Forest: Exploring a Coastal California Ecosystem The book features children exploring under water in California and a female marine biologist explaining scientific details.
My Scientist Friends Children learn about famous sceintists via whimsical rhymes. Chemists, physicists, and astronomers are among the many types of scientists featured.
Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth Watercolor illustrations depict the many types of life on Earth. The book also introduces children to the concept of preservation and the importance of taking care of all life.
Moon Bread: A Story about Phases of the Moon Moon Break introduces children to the phases of the moon with cute, short story.
The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA This is the perfect book for anyone who marvels at the sights in space. Over 200 photographs to keep you stunned.
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Brian is an engineer, librarian, and general STEM enthusiast who hopes his daughter one day conquers the world. Even if it is just one of her own creation.

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